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Here’s how the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue unfolded

November 2, 2018

(CNN)Police who rushed to a Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 people were killed were soon met with a string of gunfire, according to radio transmissions from the scene. 9:49 a.m. ET: An anti-Jewish message is posted on a social media account for Robert Bowers, identified as the alleged gunman. “I can’t sit by and watch my […]

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Florida schools scramble to get students back in class after Hurricane Michael

October 30, 2018

(CNN)Florida Panhandle officials are trying to figure out how to resume classes after Hurricane Michael damaged or destroyed many schools last week. Moss told CNN he and his colleagues are working to come up with a plan to get thousands of students back in the classroom as soon as possible. “We basically have 26,000 students […]

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This is what it looks like right now in North Carolina, where Florence is leaving a mess

October 5, 2018

(CNN)After a night of torrential rain, devastating wind and dangerous storm surges, the damage that Florence, now a tropical storm, brought to the Carolina coast is only now starting to fully reveal itself. Here’s how things look so far. High winds and storm surge from the hurricane hit Swansboro, North Carolina, bending and uprooting trees […]

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An officer was fired for what the police chief calls ‘racist’ social media posts

September 23, 2018

(CNN)The Milwaukee Police Department said it has fired an officer for posting “racist” and “derogatory” content on social media about the arrest and tasing of NBA player Sterling Brown. Andrade’s posts were in direct violation of that policy, Morales said. “They have a racist connotation and are derogatory, mocking an individual who was recently the […]

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These neighbors are riding out Hurricane Florence on an island

September 20, 2018

Carolina Beach, North Carolina (CNN)David Hoffman has heard all the mandatory evacuation warnings as Hurricane Florence gets closer. But he’s not planning to leave Carolina Beach and is riding out the storm with his neighbors. These pet-owners aren’t evacuating Florence’s center will approach the coast of the Carolinas late Thursday and Friday, but it’s unclear […]

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Hurricane Florence starts flooding parts of the Carolinas

September 18, 2018

(CNN)The rain turned sideways Thursday, rivers swelled and floodwaters began to fill streets, as massive Hurricane Florence trudged toward North Carolina. A weather station in Atlantic Beach recorded a total of 12.73 inches for a 24-hour period. Farther south, in Carolina Beach, the northern end of the town was being swamped as water crashed over […]

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She was planning to ride out the storm with her 7 rescue dogs. Then strangers rented her a van

September 18, 2018

(CNN)A South Carolina woman who was planning to ride out Hurricane Florence because she couldn’t evacuate with her seven rescue dogs has found a way out. The organizer of the campaign, Palms Springs-based radio host Kate Zenna, said she started raising funds because she “wasn’t able to let all those dogs perish.”

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Trader Joe’s shootout suspect faces 51 charges

September 14, 2018

(CNN)The suspect in last month’s hostage situation at a Trader Joe’s faces additional charges, adding up to more than 50 counts and an increased bail of $23 million. Atkins crashed the car outside a Trader Joe’s. Police said as he fled into the Trader Joe’s, Melyda Corado, an assistant manager there, was leaving the grocery […]

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What’s really going on with youth unemployment

September 13, 2018

(CNN)President Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday morning to relay a bit of good news about the labor market from one of his favorite sources on economic statistics, Fox and Friends. However, that’s not the whole story when it comes to young people and work.

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There was no sign that children lived in the Hart family home, report says

September 9, 2018

(CNN)In the days after the Hart family’s SUV was discovered at the bottom of a California cliff, investigators visited their Washington state home and were surprised to find almost no evidence that six children, ranging in age from 12 to 19, lived in the house. The Hart family first made headlines when their upside down […]

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